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Art Classes

Explore your creativity with a range of art classes and courses at the New England Regional Art Museum.

NERAM’s 2018 Art Classes will be held in the Packsaddle Studio or in the Museum of Printing during school terms.

Places will fill quickly and space is limited therefore it is suggested that you book in early.


CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES


2018 Term 2

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS

ADVENTURES IN ART : After school art classes with Del Bernett

ADVENTURES in ART is a stimulating weekly class for kids aged 8 and up, who enjoy making art.

Age: minimum age 8 years old

Days:
TUESDAY CLASS – 8 May to 3 July 2018
THURSDAY CLASS – 10 May to 5 July 2018

Time: 4:00 – 5:15 pm

Location: NERAM – Packsaddle Studio (rear of Gallery)

Participants  are encouraged to express their creativity in an individual way as they try new possibilities in drawing and painting, printmaking and sculpture. Some exhibition visits are also included – these often provide inspiration for a particular way of working. Del Bernett is a qualified artist and educator who is passionate about helping both adults and children to learn about art, and to enjoy the experience of creating their own works.

Cost:

  • $190 per student (all materials supplied)

Maximum class size: 12

For more information: Click Here

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL:  Please contact the class teacher Del Bernett directly to book a place, phone 0428 377 268  or email dbernett@tpg.com.au


ADULT ART CLASSES


2018 Term 2

WEDNESDAYS

Drawing/Painting/Mixed Media with Kerry Gulliver

The course is open to all skill levels and will allow for personal expression. You are free to develop your own works.

For those who are starting out, bring some materials from the list below, and some reference material, i.e. photos, images of artworks that inspire you, objects you like etc, and Kerry will help get you started.

Throughout the term you will be looking at the basic elements of art, principles of design, genres, techniques, and the importance of drawing.

 

Days:  Wednesday 2nd May 2018 – Wednesday 27th June 2018

Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm

Location: NERAM – Packsaddle Studio (rear of Gallery)

Kerry Gulliver is a skilled artist and educator who has exhibited regularly in Armidale, Sydney and Tamworth. She has trained in visual arts, animation, colour theory and graphic design and works regularly with community and other groups to run a range of art courses.

Cost:

Suggested materials for class:  Please bring any reference materials that inspire you.

Paints (acrylic is the most practical, but you may prefer oils), brushes, canvas or paper. Heavier papers are better to paint on, such as 80gsm or higher. Kerry likes the medium or rough textured paper. Cheaper paper is OK for experimentation.

For drawing, Cartridge paper (any size), pencils in a range of hardnesses (but more in the soft range), rubbers, crayons, coloured pencils and any other materials that you like to work with.

For more information: Call May Zarb at NERAM 02 6772 5255 or email: foh@neram.com.au

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Click here to book


FRIDAYS

Advanced Painting with Ross Laurie

Experienced painters use this class to carry on with their studio practice. Participants will receive constant feedback, and at the end of each day be part of a group critique. For new or less experienced students the class is more structured and advances many of the basic principles and more. Subjects include still life, portraiture, self-portraiture, landscape and figure painting. The history of painting & painters are part of general discussions.

Days:          Start Friday 4th May – Friday 6th July 2018

Time:         9.00am – 3.00pm

Location: NERAM – Packsaddle Studio (rear of Gallery)

Walcha artist Ross Laurie has exhibited around Australia in public and commercial galleries. In 2015 he won the Paddington Art Prize and his work has been hung in the Wynne Prize and the Dobell Prize for Drawing (both at the Art Gallery of NSW). He is represented by King Street Gallery in Sydney.

Cost:

For more information:  Click here.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Click here to book.

Please note: attendees from Term 1 2018, Term 3 and Term 4 2017 have first option to book this class.

This class is usually at capacity – if you have not attended recently please contact NERAM for further information.


 SATURDAYS 

Art for Adults with Del Bernett

A weekly class for adults accommodating all levels of experience of making art. This class offers a variety of drawing, painting and printmaking experiences for adults at all levels, beginner to experienced.  Clear explanations of concepts are given and new techniques are demonstrated. Individual attention in a supportive atmosphere will help students achieve their artistic goals.

Days:  Start Saturday 5 May – 30 June 2018 ( No class on 9 June, Queen’s Birthday Holiday)

Time: 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Location: NERAM – Museum of Printing (rear of gallery)

Del Bernett is a qualified artist and educator who is passionate about helping both adults and children to learn about art, and to enjoy the experience of creating their own works.

Cost:

  • $240 per student (bring your own materials)

Maximum class size:  12

For more information: Click Here

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL:   please contact the class teacher Del Bernett directly to book a place, phone 0428 377 268 or email dbernett@tpg.com.au


Terms and conditions (including Refund Policy) can be downloaded here.